391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 41-34972
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Aircraft information for serial number: 41-34972
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
972-A57241-34972P2-AHap's MishapMark Styling4
972-F57241-34972P2-FHap's MishapTaxi sheets. Redesignation of 972-A ?1
972-S57241-34972P2-SHap's MishapOriginal website6

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-34972 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered by air from the Martin Omaha plant to the Martin, Omaha (Modification Centre), Nebraska, from 22/4/43. Next listed at New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 7/5/43), Barksdale Field, Louisiana (from 12/5/43), Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 27/5/43), New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 3/6/43), and Presque Isle, Maine (from 9/6/43), from where it was flown over to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route. Next listed as UGLY A (Europe - 8th AF) from 10/6/43, and, UGLY R (Europe - 8th AF) from 21/6/43. Crash landed back at Matching Green (station 166) due to flak damage on the 15/6/44 mission to St. Martin du Besaces, France. The pilot was, 2nd Lt. Robert G Dickenson. The aircraft was repaired. Damaged Cat.3 in a landing accident at Matching Green on 6/7/44 flown by 2nd Lt. Robert Holliday. The aircraft which had flown 21 combat missions was then sent to a service group for further repairs. The transferred to the 397th BG. Note, listed as a B-26C on record card, no mention of designated as B-26C-15-MO. We have a photograph of this aircraft belly landed, dated 6/7/44.

Incident listing for serial number: 41-34972
Mission Source_id Description Serial
109A00034Accident Report, 41-34972. 6 Jul 194441-34972

Picture listing for serial number: 41-34972
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Hap's MishapAirplanes41-34972

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 41-34972
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
425 Feb 1944166221Fry57249972-F41-34972
4028 Apr 1944166116Whitson5725972-A41-34972
4301 May 1944166135Dillard5735972-A41-34972
4401 May 1944166135Dillard5735972-A41-34972
4502 May 1944166213Hanlon5725972-A41-34972
4707 May 1944166112Walker5725972-S41-34972
4807 May 1944166112Walker5725972-S41-34972
5310 May 1944166225Reynolds5725972-S41-34972
5410 May 1944166225Reynolds5725972-S41-34972
8808 Jun 1944166114Dickinson57211972-S41-34972
10906 Jul 1944166225Holliday5725972-S41-34972